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Official Gazette

Monday, February 27, 2017
PM sets goals for judicial sector in 2017 PM sets goals for judicial sector in 2017
Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has asked the judicial sector to take the initiative in advising the Government and Prime Minister on solutions to institutionalize all guidelines of the Party, National Assembly and Government set out in their resolutions and focus on improving legal institutions relevant to investment and business activities.
Decree on automobile manufacture assembly and import takes shape Decree on automobile manufacture, assembly and import takes shape
The Ministry of Industry and Trade has revealed that it was drafting a decree on automobile manufacture, assembly and import, which was expected to be issued on schedule and take effect on July 1.
Merger of two stock exchanges to be accelerated Merger of two stock exchanges to be accelerated
Minister of Finance Dinh Tien Dung has requested the State Securities Commission of Vietnam, stock exchanges and related bodies to speed up the process of merging the two existing stock exchanges.
Retail market management development regulations to be revised Retail market management, development regulations to be revised
Deputy Prime Minister Trinh Dinh Dung has asked ministries, sectors and localities to revise the regulations on wholesale and retail markets, support development of domestic retailers and better manage distribution and retail activities of foreign-invested retail companies.
Management of off-budget financial funds to be tightened Management of off-budget financial funds to be tightened
It is necessary for the National Assembly, local People’s Councils, Government Inspectorate and State Audit Office of Vietnam to enhance their supervision, inspection and audit of the management and use of off-budget financial funds.
Government resolves to improve the 2017 business environment Government resolves to improve the 2017 business environment
Tasks and solutions to improve the business environment and national competitiveness this year have been highlighted in the Government’s Resolution No. 19 issued on February 6.
Vietnams commercial franchise regulations under pressure to change Vietnam’s commercial franchise regulations under pressure to change
At the end of 90s, franchise remained strange to almost people in Vietnam. At that time, it was very difficult to have a chance to use, enjoy or even see the products and services of the world’s well-known brands in Vietnam. KFC, McDonald, Starbucks and Lotteria were still a dream of the Vietnamese young generation.
Government supports womens start-ups: Deputy PM Government supports women’s start-ups: Deputy PM
The Government looks forward to receiving feedback on revaluation of economic institutions and stimulating start-ups, especially those by women or in agriculture, said Deputy PM Vuong Dinh Hue.
New regulations on e-money virtual currencies to be drafted New regulations on e-money, virtual currencies to be drafted
The Ministry of Justice is building a draft scheme on improving the legal framework for management and handling of virtual property, e-money and virtual currencies to be presented to the Government.
Principles of priority of security interests under the new Civil Code Principles of priority of security interests under the new Civil Code
When a bank takes security over the assets of a legal person or an individual, its concern is not only that such security will be effective but also that the security interest will take priority over other parties’ interests in the assets concerned. Civil Code No. 91/2015/QH13 dated November 24, 2015 (with effect from January 1, 2017) (the new Civil Code) contains various new rules on priorities that this article tries to point out

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